All our courses in one sight, from complete beginner to professional diving instructor levels


๐Ÿ•‘ 1,5h       โœ… Age 8+      ๐ŸŽ“ Experience only

The PADI Bubblemaker program is for boys and girls age 8 and above. Itโ€™s fun, easy and safe. The PADI Bubble maker program is a way for youngsters to join in the family fun of scuba diving or even start a trend! Children should be OK in the water, but they donโ€™t have to be super swimmers since the maximum depth is only 2m.

try-dive beginner experience in Funchal
try-dive beginner experience in Funchal

Try Scuba Diving

๐Ÿ•‘ 3h        โœ… Age 10+      ๐ŸŽ“ Experience only

Today, do something for the first time; experience the thrill of scuba diving under the supervision of a PADI professional.

You will master some of the basic concepts of diving in the pool and then head off on an open water adventure at our inviting 'shallow' housereef. Experience the feeling of weightlessness in a new environment and enjoy the vibrant colours and amazing variety of the atlantic marine life.

Bubblemaker child in the pool
Bubblemaker child in the pool
Diver hapily signaling OK
Diver hapily signaling OK

Scuba Diver

๐Ÿ•‘ 2 lessons       โœ… Age 10+      ๐ŸŽ“ Entry-level certification

The PADI Scuba Diver course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If youโ€™re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you ฬถ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification, if thatโ€™s your ultimate goal.
PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to: 

Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres.

Bowbelle Wreck south of Madeira
Bowbelle Wreck south of Madeira

Open Water Diver

๐Ÿ•‘ 4 lessons       โœ… Age 10+      ๐ŸŽ“ Entry-level certification

This is the course you need to go diving with your buddy. Armed with your PADI Open Water Diver card, this certification is recognised at dive centres worldwide and you will learn to dive safely to a depth of 18m with a buddy (12m for 10 & 11 year olds).
Throughout the course, you'll learn the theory of scuba diving, extend your knowledge of dive equipment and improve your diving skills. The course is made up of theory, skill sessions in confined water to practice skills and 4 open water dives on the housereef in front of the Dive-centre.

Sign up for Open Water Diver e-learning and start learning comfortably from home! (same e-learning pack applies to Scuba Diver Course)
Diver in the Cave
Diver in the Cave
PADI E-learning for Courses
PADI E-learning for Courses
Diver inside of the Wreck F488
Diver inside of the Wreck F488

Adventure Diver

๐Ÿ•‘ 1-3 days     โœ… Age 10+      ๐ŸŽ“ Advanced-level cert.

After your Open Water course, why not start a PADI Adventure Diver course and complete some "Adventure Dives'. With these dives you're over halfway there to completing your PADI Advanced Open Water certification. You can also take part in just 1 or 2 Adventure Dives if you prefer and these will also count towards the Advanced certification.

The PADI Adventure Diver course is completed with 3 adventure dives.
By completing all 5 adventure dives you become a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.

Advanced Open Water Diver

๐Ÿ•‘ 2-5 days     โœ… Age 12+      ๐ŸŽ“ Advanced-level cert.

When you have achieved a minimum of 5 'Adventure Dives', in your own time, you are eligible to be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. You can complete these dives either separately or at different times, in different locations or all together over 2 full days accompanied by a Certified Instructor. When booking the full Advanced Course with us, all 5 dives are taken over a 2-day period. This is a great choice if you're looking to increase your capabilities and gain more experience in different underwater activities.

Besides the mandatory Deep + Navigation adventure dives, you may freely choose 3 from many other different adventure (experience) dive options.

Rescue Diver

๐Ÿ•‘ 2-4 days     โœ… Age 12+      ๐ŸŽ“ Advanced-level cert.

Challenging and rewarding best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what youโ€™ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur, check weights, buoyancy and equipment.

What will you learn? The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

  • Self rescue

  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

  • Emergency management and equipment

  • Rescuing panicked divers

  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

Sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver e-learning and start learning comfortably from home! (same e-learning pack applies to Adventure Diver Course)